Recently got an iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil. Add a cheap bit of software called “Concepts” for drawing and you are laughing. Draw a design with the physical pencil and when done export an SVG to my Dropbox.
Fire up Easel in Chrome and then import your SVG from Dropbox. Set cutting depth etc. and your project is ready to go all from the comfort of your couch.
Can’t send the job to the XCarve from iPad but can at least hand draw your design and have it ready to go. Lovely.
I use an old Macbook as my actual job sender so not end of the world.
Yes, Pro isn’t cheap and I had to save for a while, but it’s worth it to me. Hopefully the new standard ipad when announced soon will also be Pencil ready.
You can use free apps like VNC Viewer on iPad to “screen share” into your controller computer, effectively allowing you to control the X-Carve through the iPad.
Does anyone tried to run Carvey on a iPad Pro with the lighting - USB camara adapter?
This allows you to use your iPad as a second display for a Mac or Windows PC along with Pencil support: